What are the important events that happened on November 28? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

November 28: Facts & Myths About This Day

November 28 is the 333rd day of the year 2016 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 33 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Monday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is November 15, 2016 – a Monday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 24,671,520 minutes has elapsed since midnight of January 1, 1970 – the Unix epoch.

Strange as it may, if we name this day after a polygon then it will be called ‘trihectatriacontatrigon’ day.

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Sagittarius is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Topaz is the modern birthstone for this month. Pearl is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

According to the lunisolar Chinese calendar, there are 61 days remaining before the start of the next Chinese New Year.

The ancient Maya civilization believes that the end of the world will happen on December 21, 2012. There are now 1,438 days since this fabled cataclysmic event.

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November 28 Historical Events

  • 1729
    Natchez Indians massacre 138 Frenchmen, 35 French women, and 56 children at Fort Rosalie, near the site of modern-day Natchez, Mississippi.
  • 1785
    The Treaty of Hopewell is signed.
  • 1811
    Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 5 in E-flat major, Op. 73, premieres at the Gewandhaus in Leipzig.
  • 1893
    Women vote in a national election for the first time: the New Zealand general election.
  • 1914
    World War I: Following a war-induced closure in July, the New York Stock Exchange re-opens for bond trading.
  • 1918
    Bukovina votes for the union with the Kingdom of Romania.
  • 1943
    World War II: Tehran Conference – U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill and Soviet leader Joseph Stalin meet in Tehran, Iran to discuss war strategy.
  • 1964
    Mariner program: NASA launches the Mariner 4 probe toward Mars.
  • 1965
    Vietnam War: In response to U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson’s call for “more flags” in Vietnam, Philippines President Elect Ferdinand Marcos announces he will send troops to help fight in South Vietnam.
  • 1989
    Cold War: Velvet Revolution – In the face of protests, the Communist Party of Czechoslovakia announces it will give up its monopoly on political power.

Who were born on November 28?

  • 1632
    Jean-Baptiste Lully, French composer (d. 1687)
  • 1700
    Nathaniel Bliss, Astronomer Royal (d. 1764)
  • 1772
    Luke Howard, British meteorologist (d. 1864)
  • 1904
    Nancy Mitford, British essayist (d. 1973)
  • 1932
    Gato Barbieri, Argentinian saxophonist
  • 1944
    Timothy Krajcir, American serial killer
  • 1949
    Alexander Godunov, Russian ballet dancer (d. 1995)
  • 1959
    Judd Nelson, American actor
  • 1978
    Aimee Garcia, American actress
  • 1980
    Lisa Middelhauve, German singer (Xandria)

Who died on November 28?

  • 1170
    Owain Gwynedd, King of Gwynedd (b. c. 1100)
  • 1675
    Basil Feilding, 2nd Earl of Denbigh, English Civil War soldier (b. c. 1608)
  • 1815
    Johann Peter Salomon, German violinist, impresario, and composer (b. 1745)
  • 1870
    Frédéric Bazille, French painter (b. 1841)
  • 1960
    Tsunenohana Kan'ichi, Japanese sumo wrestler, the 31st Yokozuna (b. 1896)
  • 1967
    Leon M'ba, Gabonese politician (b. 1902)
  • 1976
    Rosalind Russell, American actress (b. 1907)
  • 1993
    Garry Moore, American entertainer (b. 1915)
  • 1998
    Kerry Wendell Thornley, co-founder of Discordianism (b. 1938)
  • 2007
    Gudrun Wagner, co-director of the Bayreuth Festival (b. 1944)

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